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ABC
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
caused by a gas leak. >>> just days from a major budget deadline in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interest view with dan ashley tomorrow. >> here is dan reporting tonight from the white house. >> carolyn and larry, good evening from washington where the clock is ticking. if they cannot come up with a budget deal in the next 10 days $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will kick in across this country. now, the president invited state and local emergency workers to join him for a white house news conference. he warned that these are real people whose real jobs will be affected by the cuts. congress and the white house originally created the arbitrary deadline and harsh cuts to force democrats and republicans to work together to trim the $4 trillion deficit. however, they could not make that happen. so as they recall they extented the deadline until march which is where we are now 10 day usa way. 34r* obama talked about the risk our nation would face if they cannot at least agree on a short-term solution. >> if congress allows the meat cleaver approach to
PBS
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
packing his bags. he will meet later this week with president obama in washington. >> they'll talk about a lot of things. one thing high on the agenda is the japan energy cooperation. japan is looking to the u.s. for an energy boost. prime minister abe will ask president obama to permit shell gas exports to japan. the two leaders will meet on friday at a summit in washington. japan faces a rising energy shortage. most plants are halted and utilits ar depending on thermal power. abe is eager to import shell gas as a new cheaper resource. the u.s. is limiting gas exports to its free trade partners only. that's to avoid pressure on domestic fuel prices. japan must go through a government screening on a case by case basis. the prime minister is busy at home too. he's brainstorming to make japanese industry more competitive. he asked for ideas from panel of business people, academic leaders and cabinet ministers. he want to promote clean energy. the panel gathered on monday night to discuss economic growth in three fields, agriculture, energy and science and technology. >> translator: w
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 6:30pm EST
american ladies from martha washington to michelle obama -- of all of the worfirst american ladies from martha washington to michelle obama. ♪ >> if we turn away and the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces bring about the forces. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of their public health crisis. >> i had little antennas that >> i had little antennas that point up
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 1:05am PST
journalist interviewing president obama tomorrow. his reports from washington continue at 5:00 p.m. on abc7 news. >>> a mom who went to prison for having sex with teenage boys is back in trouble now. >> dan thois is here with an i team -- dan noyes is here with an i team investigation. >> she was known as the hummer mom. and now days after her released from prison she is facing new violations having to do with sex. >> and the weapon that joe biden tells his wife to pick up when there is a problem outside their home. >> and new rules for car shopping. what some dealers want before you go out on a test drive. >> and then later on "jimmy kimmle live." >> we have stand up comedy rob delaney and mike piazza is here. and we have anthony edwards. do you think goose may be alive if maverick wasn't so reckless? >> every day, jimmy, every day. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪
KOFY
Feb 20, 2013 12:00am PST
major budget deadline in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interest view with dan ashley tomorrow. >> here is dan reporting tonight from the white house. >> carolyn and larry, good evening from washington where the clock is ticking. if they cannot come up with a budget deal in the next 10 days $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will kick in across this country. now, the president invited state and local emergency workers to join him for a white house news conference. he warned that these are real people whose real jobs will be affected by the cuts. congress and the white house originally created the arbitrary deadline and harsh cuts to force democrats and republicans to work together to trim the $4 trillion deficit. however, they could not make that happen. so as they recall they extented the deadline until march which is where we are now 10 day usa way. 34r* obama talked about the risk our nation would face if they cannot at least agree on a short-term solution. >> if congress allows the meat cleaver approach to take place, it will jeep jeprodize our
NBC
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
wednesday. >> president obama arriving back in washington tonight, but not lawmakers. they are in recess all week while a handful of important issues remain in limbo. we have more on how people are reacting to congress taking a break. >> looking around, you would not guess they have less than two weeks to avoid $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the streets are bare and the doors to congressional offices are locked. >> its credit the stress and they are not here. -- it is quite distressing to. >> they only have four days to determine this when they get back. >> i hope they get information out from their constituents. >> lawmakers are working towards a deal even while they are away. >> the question is whether we have to go over the edge on the sequester and have people absorber the impact of it in order to solve this. >> it amidst a budget deadline, they're also considering emigration control and -- gun control and immigration reform. they want to create a path toward citizenship and-mortar security. at the white house leaked a plan they will push if they fail. >> de leaked it
CNN
Feb 19, 2013 1:00am PST
festivities for obama in washington. it grew so loud, president obama visited his home town to address this epidemic, to add his voice, and in the audience behind the president was 14-year-old destiny warren. she came because like so many others, she was tired of losing classmates, neighbors, friends. sadly though, tonight, destiny warren has lost far more. sadder still, she's not alone. in the world she lives in, the world she and so many others are trying hard to change, it seems tragically that enough is never enough. the report from ted rowlands. >> hey, chicago. >> no one listening to president obama had any reason to think they were anything but part of the solution to the problem of gun violence plaguing the city of chicago. least of all, destiny warren, but just a few hours later, she was involved in the worst possible way. when her sister, 18-year-old jenay was shot and killed in this alley in north chicago. >> all this gun violence is going on out here, you never think it will be your child. this is the hardest thing for me in my life. >> it hurt, because that was lik
FOX News
Feb 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
listening to obama-- only in washington when you spend more money year to year is that doom and gloom and a cut. >> sean, was this when bush-- when bush-- >> i don't want to hear about bush, bush is out of office five years and get over it. >> i don't remember this outrage when he was outspending the previous seven presidents. >> sean: he never-- excuse me, the-- go ahead, dana. >> if bush did it so bad, why is he constantly used as an excuse for everything that president obama did. i thought he ran on a platform of change. >> and we go back to bush and i'm saying that there's some hypocrisy going on because it's okay when he did it and not okay when obama did it. >> bush gave us 4 trillion in debt over eight years and obama gave us 6 trillion in four years and now obama the candidate says-- >> and two wars and had to-- >> irresponsible and unpatriotic. is obama unpatriotic? >> no, the real problem, you've got the republicans in the house are not admitting or nothing that they propose takes into the-- into account that there is a democratic senate and a democratic president. and frankly,
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 5:00am EST
people turned out in washington. the demonstrators called on president obama to keep a pledge and act on climate change. >>> at least three dozen people were killed sunday during a wave of bombings in iraq. six car bombs and three roadside explosions targeted mainly shiite neighborhoods of baghdad. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez is back in his home country after medical treatment abroad. >>> two men are being questioned in the shooting death of a chicago area teen. 18-year-old jenae macfarland was killed in north chicago on the same day her sister attend ed president obama's speech on gun violence. >>> and memorabilia from the kennedy presidency was up for auction over the weekend outside boston. the president's air force one bomber jacket went for a cool $570,000. other items on the block included letters from former first lady jackie kennedy as well as photographs and some books. >>> a quick program note here, with the tenth ann visit of the iraq invasion one month away, tonight at 9:00, a new msnbc documentary hosted by rachel mad do you that details how faulty intelligence w
NBC
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
this president's day, president obama is back in washington tonight, he spent the weekend in florida, he has been golfing with tiger woods. now it's back to business, but washington looked like a ghost house. the deadline looms, less than two weeks until the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. lawmakers are in their district this is week and when they return to washington they will have four days to agree on a alternative plan to cut the nation's debt. strategists on both sides say they are working toward a deal. >> the automatic spending cuts will hurt social programs and a big recreational one in san francisco. we are talking about fleet week a navy memo said that the blue angels will be grounded this summer. they perform in 30 u.s. cities each year, while the angels are one part of fleet week, they are generally the biggest draw and the key reason that a million people spend that weekend in san francisco every year. >> the santa cruz community is on high alert after yesterday's violent sexual attack on a woman visiting the campus. she was beaten and raped on a wooded path at n
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
jobs are on the line with massive budget cuts looming in washington. president obama is appealing to congress to stop the automatic cuts. >> reporter: there is no question that here at the white house the new cycle has been about budget cuts. at the white house the president and senior staff continued to warn congress if action is not take on the country is in danger of having to furlough thousands of government employees. the ball is clearly in their court. >> what i say, there is no reason they should be furloughed or lose their job or be laid off. this is a problem congress can solve. these automatic spending cuts put into place in 2011, were designed to get congress to actually avoid them by coming together with more sensible approaches to deficit reduction. >> reporter: this will likely be a close one. >> i don't know why it is in this town folks leave stuff until the last minute. there is no other profession, no other industry, where people wait until the 11th hour to solve these big problems. obviously it creates uncertainty in our economy. >> reporter: how badly would mary
NBC
Feb 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
issue, immigration reform. in washington, president obama's chief of staff confirmed the white house has been working on its own plan. republicans are pushing back hard. >> immigration reform is one of the very few issues that unites republicans and democrats. eight senators are finishing up a bipartisan bill. the white house has been working on a backup plan if current efforts fall apart. >> we will have an option we will have ready to put out there. >> the white house proposal would bolster border security and include a path to citizenship for this nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants. republicans say any plan with the president paz's name on it are bound to fail. >> of course it will. we are working together, republicans and democrats. he has had no communication with republicans on the issue, unlike the previous four presidents i have worked with. >> for republican marco rubio says the present's plan will not work. other members of the gop are not happy to see the white house weighing in. >> when they say, my way or the highway, that is no way to get it done. >> the wareho
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 2:00am PST
, washington. >>> president obama's nominee to run the pentagon will have to wait at least another week for an up or down vote in the senate. but it now appears chuck hagel will get that vote when senators return. at least two top republicans say they will stop efforts to stall his confirmation. that filibuster came a day after hagel was approved by the armed services by a party-line vote. one of his most vocal opponents says while he doesn't believe hagel is qualified, he won't hold up the process. >> i thought we had an agreement to wait a week so the remaining questions would be answered, but i understand the white house wanted a vote. they got a vote. we will have a vote when we get back. i'm confident that senator hagel will probably have the votes necessary to be confirmed as the secretary of defense. >> the gop it says blocked hagel's nomination in an effort to further examine his record and views on israel and iran. senate majority leader harry reid hopes to bring a final vote to the floor when congress goes back in session next monday. >>> residents in coastal new england are c
PBS
Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
. >> president obama will share his plans in a speech at george washington university... >> narrator: the president wanted the speech to take on ryan's budget. >> the decision was made that we had to frame this in a very aggressive way about what we wanted and what the president believed in. >> president obama will talk about his plans to reduce the national debt during a speech... >> narrator: but in their haste to puthe event together, the white house staff made a crucial error. as they gathered washington's a-list to hear the speech, someone they were not expecting showed up: paul ryan was given a front row seat. >> they had done what you normally do on one of these speeches, is they invited the congressional leaders. and somehow it didn't filter up to the top who just was... who was going to be there. >> narrator: obama's chief of staff bill daley was one of the first to notice. >> when i saw him in the room, i thought "oh, my god. >> so, in paul ryan's mind-- and he told me this-- he goes to the george washington university speech thinking, "maybe this is the moment where, after we'v
LINKTV
Feb 18, 2013 8:00am PST
people gathered on washington's national mall sunday to urge president obama to reject the controversial keystone xl tar sands pipeline. organizers of the even described as the largest, rally in history. protesters displayed a mock pipeline with the moderate "separate oil and separate oil and in state." the pipeline would deliver tar sands oil from canada to refineries in texas. the reverend lennox yearwood compared the rally to martin luther king's 1963 march on washington for civil-rights and. speakers included president obama's former green jobs adviser van jones. >> this is it. this is the last minute in the last quarter of the biggest bust important game humanity has ever played. this is it. one thing i know have been marked in this town, if you do not fight for what you want, you deserve what you get. if you tell fight for what you want, you deserve what you get. i have the honor of working for this president, and i want to direct my message to him. president obama, all the good that you have done, all the good you can imagine doing will be wiped out, wiped out by floods, by fires,
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 1:05am PST
golfing in florida with tiger woods. and flew back home to washington today. on wednesday i'll have the chance to sit down with mr. mr. obama for exclusive one-on-one interview at the white house. i'll be traveling to dc this week to interview president obama. i leaf tomorrow. my report live from washington begin airing tomorrow evening at 5 here on abc 7 news. >> i'll be here reporting the next couple daisy. tweeting from washington as well. at dan ashley abc 7 so follow me on twitter as well. lacking for experience opportunity to talk about issues we care abou about. >> we look forward to hearing what he has to say time. all right let's check in now with sandhya. >> we said at the top storm is coming. >> last time we had measurable rain here in the bay area february 8th. it has been a long time in coming as we check out live doppler 7hd not whole lot is happening but there is moisture coming. it's up to the north. crescent city eureka a light moderate rain falling right now. we have a winter weather advisory beginning at 4 a.m. for the sierra nevada lake county area running until
KRON
Feb 19, 2013 8:00pm PST
looming over washington. president obama is back at and is working to avoid deep cuts that are due to take effect next month. in washington-- neither side of the aisle is showing any sign of compromise over the deficit reduction. tory dunnan has the latest. >> reporter:longer airport lines. fewer first responders. reduced military readiness. consequences president obama warns will become reality if effect on march first. >> these cuts not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roles. >> reporter: to replace the cuts, democrats in the senate propose a combination of more tax revenue from top earners, cutting agriculture subsidies and reducing defense spending after the end of combat operations in afghanistan. but house republicans refuse to support any increases in tax revenues. house speaker john boehner released a statement tuesday arguing the problem is government spending. his counterparts in the senate don't deny the consequences of the cuts will be dramatic. >> republicans deserve blame. i'll take
NBC
Feb 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
last thursday. >>> president obama returns to washington tonight following a presidents' day weekend golf vacation in florida. yesterday's foursome was a memorable one, since one of the four was tiger woods. that's a first for both men. the presidential golf outing is a long-time tradition. so is the desire to stay out of camera range, most of the time. though this might be a little different. nbc's andrea mitchell is with us tonight from washington with more. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the president's downtime is very special time. the white house also has made a commitment to have a small group of reporters following him everywhere he goes. all that blew up this weekend in florida when white house reporters were locked out of an exclusive golf club and only found out that the world's most powerful man was playing a round with the world's most famous golfer on twitter from the golf channel. when fdr died in warm springs, georgia in 1945, white house reporters were in washington. when president eisenhower had his first heart attack after playing 27 holes
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 2:00am EST
ladies. from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night at 9:00 eastern and specific on c-span, seize their radio and c- span.org. watch live at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> last november, colorado and washington voters passed a ballot initiatives making their states the first to legalize marijuana for nonmedical purposes. the impact was the topic of discussion monday hosted by the rand corporation. health policy chester, economist and behavioral scientists talked about the restrictions on the use, sale and advertising of marijuana and tobacco. this is an hour and 50 minutes. >> some of this is related to licensing and regulations have discussed before. alex, you will go third here so that you have a warning. first we will welcome -- first we will welcome frank chaloupka back. >> thanks. we will move quickly through this. these are things i can spend hours talking about. smoke-free air policies. these of the primary restrictions on tobacco use that we have. these are generated by try to protect non-smokers from exposure to tobacco smoke. the sciences have
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 8:00pm EST
historians secret staff, chefs and curators, from martha washington to michelle obama. season 1 begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. and you can also watch it again tonight at midnight. on this presidents' day, we talk about historian doug brinkley on the second terms of presidents. >> douglas brinkley, here is congressional quarterlies weekly and they have a graphic here. second terms tend to be more difficult. why is that? give us the history. >> well, i don't know if i totally believe that. and i know it's so popular right now that i hate to be the contrarian where we're saying second terms are a curse and that they're so much more difficult. i think any president would rather be in their second term than having to be in a first term with a huge election looming. so i think you get a lot of relief when you're president in the second term that you don't have to run again. also, there's a notion there are scandals that occur in the second term on nixon and watergate and iran-contra and lewinsky problems, all ones people raise. what they m
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
. hallie jackson has more on what we can hear today from our washington bureau. >> today the obama administration will announce it is going after countries which spy on the u.s. by hacking into our online systems. >> it is something we're working on constantly and we will take necessary measures to enhance our cybersecurity. >> the white house wants fines and other sanctions as part of a more aggressive stance on cyberattacks, especially those from china the news comes a couple of days after a firm linked to a chinese military units was accused of stealing secrets. countries spying on other countries online is nothing new, according to cyber security experts. but what is different about the china hack is the focus of u.s. infrastructure. >> that could give them leverage to either launch an attack or just have political leverage in knowing the vulnerabilities of our nation. >> officials in beijing and said they had nothing to do with the cyberattacks exposed, pointing out that china has been a victim, too. >> most of the attacks come from the united states. >> president obama signed
WETA
Feb 16, 2013 6:00pm EST
manufactured crisis to the next. >> this week on "inside washington," the state of the union according to barack obama, and the republican response. >> his solution to every problem we face is for washington to tax more and spend more. >> a call for an increase in the minimum wage. >> why would we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people? >> a plea for tougher gun laws. >> the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> the most aggressive campaign in history to destroy our second amendment rights. >> filibustering chuck hagel. the pope resigns. what lies a check for the catholic church? >> the church is a 200-plus- year-old institution that has not changed very much, and society is leaving the church way behind. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> the president says the economy's improving, but we have to do better. he says republicans don't have a clue, and that austerity is not the answer. he says it is time to educate our children, subsidize new forms of energy, and rebuild our infrastructure. president obama's for the state of the yen,
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 8:00pm EST
washington, obama is out playing golf with texas oilmen. and this is just after, you know, he gave his speech on at the state of the union saying that we cannot wait. the world is being destroyed by climate. we have to do something. >> that would have been really bad optics. >> luckily for him the press was so worked up about the fact that they couldn't get a photo of tiger woods that they didn't google the other two guys that he was golfing with. >> right. they didn't mention it. they didn't google it. it doesn't matter. they're not complaining about golfing with oil men. they're complaining about golfing with a celebrity and that they didn't get their time to ask tying area few questions. >> all right. two days ago senator marco rubio said the president's plan on immigration was dead on arrival. the president today reached out to several senators, including senator rubio. both sides have released statements saying they are committed to a bipartisan commission and they agree there is progress. joan, what is going on here? these statements are very diplomatic given the statements t
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 8:00pm PST
. we can avert just one more washington manufactured problem that slows our recovery. >> kind of feels like president obama has said all of this stuff before. well, that's because he has. four times in the past three months, to be exact. the republican strategy of obstruct and delay has really become so predictable. >> this is something within our capacity to solve. it didn't take that much work. outside of washington, nobody understands how it is that this seems to be a repeat pattern over and over again. >> they expect our leaders to succeed on their behalf. so do i. everybody here understands this. this is not a complicated concept. >> this is the new normal. republicans in congress continue to make artificial deadlines and refuse to meet them. they also lie about them. house speaker john boehner continues to claim the republican house is doing its job. >> for the last two years, the house has done its work. we've passed legislation to tackle the tough challenges. >> okay. let's take a look at these important challenges that john boehner's house has passed. they passed the ryan budg
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
budget standoff in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interview with anchor dan ashley tomorrow. dan joins us live from the white house where the president and lawmakers are facing a tight deadline. a great opportunity for you tomorrow? >> reporter: it is a great opportunity. thanks very much. good evening from washington. i'm here at the white house whereas you said i will have a chance to speak with president obama directly one on one in an exclusive interview. ask him about a number of things and one of those things we will discuss is the budget deal that is now being debated here in washington. you know there is a major deadline looming here in just ten days time, $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will take effect. president believes with disastrous consequences for ordinary americans. he is putting a lot of pressure on congressional republicans to do something to come up with a deal to keep that from happening. today, he issued a dire warning. >> people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> reporter: president was joine
FOX News
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
enbrel. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here, president obama continued optimism a deal can be reached to avoid sequester. judging what is happening in washington is there reason for the optimism? president weighs in a week away from the automatic reduction and raid of federal spending growth. a week from the sequester, the administration is embarking op a national tour to promote aid and spending. senator is calling for it to be cap selled. should drones be used in miles per hour air space? if so, should they be for surveillance or armed? oscar pistorius will be free on bail until the trial in the valentine's day'shooting death of his girlfriend. he is charged with first degree murder. ♪ ♪ >> greg: so columnist for slate, the website, not the mote foric rock wants the airline ples to stop reclining in their seat. dan thinks it's rude but blames the airlines saying they recline in their seats because the seats recline. why do the seats recline? wouldn't it be better if they didn't? yes, they paid him to write that. seeking comfort, he thinks someone else has to
CBS
Feb 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
washington, d.c. demanding the barack obama administration on climate change and reject the pipeline. >>> the president earlier this year said he would push the pipeline through. sounds more cautious in his state of the kwraoup address. >> if congress will not act soon to protect future generations i will. i will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions that we can take to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for climate change and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. >> reporter: it will run from canada to the gulf coast. they claim the extrapgz of oil from tar sands generates more greenhouse casses. they said the president has gone part way but they want more. >> now we want him to do the next thing, say no to the keystone pipeline and say yes to cutting carbon from existing power plants. >> reporter: the keystone pipe line will be a difficult decision for the barack obama administration. and, of course, there is no room in that decision for compromise. reporting live in san francisco, kpix-5. >>> investigators are trying to figure out who is at fault
PBS
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
had just performed during president obama's inauguration festivities in washington, was shot dead about a mile from the first family's chicago home. first lady michelle obama attended her funeral last weekend, and the president highlighted her death in his appeal for new gun laws in tuesday's state of the union address. >> hadiya's parents, nate and cleo, are in this chamber tonight, along with more than two dozen americans whose lives have been torn apart by gun violence. they deserve a vote. ( applause ) they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> warner: echoes of the mass shootings in newtown also hung over a morning ceremony at the white house today, as mr. obama awarded presidential citizens medals. six of the 18 recipients were educators who died trying to protect students at sandy hook elementary school. to help put this in focus, we are joined by lynn sweet. she's a columnist and washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times," and has covered the windy city for decades. lynn, welcome back. watching this event today
FOX News
Feb 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
, harris. >> we are fighting the budget. you and i aren't but they near washington and the obama administration launched a 100 city tour, what is it the bill for that? >> that's what republicans want to know. 100 city tour sends obama administration officialings in community to help people apply for more aid. the white house said the price tag doesn't compare to spending cuts. one republican said it is more taxpayer dollars going out the door. >> how many people going on the tour and why are we doing this if not for particular mines . it should be . represents a drop in the bucket to an 85 billion dollar cut. >> they're calling on them to cancil the tour. remember to catch the full interview with senator lindsay graham tonight immediately following the fox report. >> well, reports the family of the disabled runner oscar pistorius said he wants to make contact with the grieving family of the dead girlfriend reeva steenkamp, but whether any meeting will happen is anybody's guess. most of the steenkamp's family feel he is guilty. the judge determined that pistorius is too famous to
MSNBC
Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
huckabee's show, and they were talking about the different president -- how different president obama was from president george washington. listen to what they had to say. >> this is a very different president than our first one. george washington was so adamant that we would not have a king. and i thought, gosh, we've done pretty well until 2008 and now i think we may have ended up with one. >> first of all, washington's desire to be a good citizen, his desire to be a positive force, i think would he look at some of the current she begshenanigans, look at the grotesque sequester and think it was disgustful. it stood against everything he believed as a citizen. he believed in partisan advantage and not factional skirmishing. >> i mean, you know, in all due respect, newt, that is the biggest bunch of hog wash. first of all, what has this president done that has shown any partisan over the country? he is getting bashed by guys on the left. i disagree with him on drones and other things in afghanistan. you disagree with him. what are they talking about? and how has he operated like a king? t
NBC
Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
sights set on washington down the road of his political career. >>> president obama's chief of staff confirms that the white house has been working on its own immigration reform plan. republicans are pushing back hard and say they're waiting to see what a bipartisan group of lawmakers will be offering in the next few weeks. bryan mooar has the story from washington. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the very few issues that unites both republicans and democrats. while eight senators are finishing up a bipartisan bill, "usa today" reveals the white house has been working on a backup plan if the current efforts fall apart. >> if those do not work out, then we'll have an option ready to put out there. >> reporter: president obama's chief of staff said it would include a path to citizenship for this nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants. republicans say any plan with the president's name on it is bound to fail. >> of course it will. and that's why we are working together, republicans and democrats. by the way, he's had no communications with republicans on the issue, unlike
FOX Business
Feb 17, 2013 12:00am EST
give congress information on the "state of the union." jefferson wrote in his sphere george washington high said 800 words and obama was several thousand that depresses me. do they give you hope? >> six or 12 will do a good job which is more than when i was there. >> you endorsed a few. yes that is a good start. we do need a lot more but after listening to a speech like that it will not quit bere we have a committee but that doesn't mean we should not change people's mind but to think we'll have more members of congress coming to our senses to vote against largess, bring troops home, repeal and restraint the president's right to so-called to do that? economic and a crisis where there will be a decision made from the young people on what kind of a system we have. we have a constitution and if we would do that but right now it is not gradual. it is a financial crisis that will be very, very serious. >> the answers in the constitution. it is so thin compared to the laws we must obey. you were in congress 35 years. anything get better? >> it got worse. spending went up, government got bigg
ABC
Feb 23, 2013 6:30pm EST
, abc news, washington. >> michelle obama is a far cry from sarah polk who was the first lady in 1940s. in 1840s banned all dancing at the white house. >>> that's "world news" for this saturday. thank you for watching and good night.
ABC
Feb 23, 2013 6:00pm EST
first lady does the dougie. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> michelle obama a far cry from sara polk who was the first lady in 1940s. >>> that's "world news" for this saturday. we're always online at abcnews.com. for david muir and all of us at abc, thank you for watching. good night.
KOFY
Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
washington top president obama is putting pressure on congressional republican to come up with a budget deal before automatic spending cuts kick in. >> i'm in sacramento. driving while under the influence of drugs becoming as much of a problem as drunk driving in california. new effort to [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nate. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you. >> unusual day here in the bay area. snowplow put to work along sky line boulevard in the santa cruz mountains. lots of rain around the bay today contributed to car accidents like this one. pickup truck overturned in santa rosa. one woman suffered minor injuries. hail fell along grizzly peak boulevard in the berkeley hill hills. 11-year-old boy sent thus picture. late day the sun broke through turning the skies in a brill ypt scene. here's the live look now from
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 4:30am PST
around the bay and now that has dropped to 40,000 acres. >> president barack obama is spending this president's day at a go golf coarse in florida. they will return to washington later today. yesterday he played 18 holes with woods. the two met previously but have golf together. banks are closed in observance of the hot day, gold goal transit is on a modified holiday schedule and parking meters will still be enforced. >>> it marks the last big weekend for ski resorts. >> it is nice and sunny and beautiful. >> hundreds of people headed to the mountains on friday and one was busy after christmas which is busiest of the season. while the qualify is forced it is slow. light know could start falling as early as tonight. >> all right, they are really hoping for that. let check in with sal, sal? >> pam, brian, my voice is suspect, but we will get through it. right now we are going to the east shore freeway and we want to show you 80 westbound. today is a holiday for a lot of people, it will be nice and light unless are will a are crashes this morning's san francisco, northbound 101 is appr
CBS
Feb 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
reception on capitol hill. danielle noting ram reports from washington. >>> republicans are accusing president obama of meddling in bipartisan immigration reform plans. after a draft of the white house immigration reform proposal leaked over the weekend. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. this raises the question that many of us continue to wonder about. does the president really want a result? >> reporter: the white house is downplaying the leak, saying the draft is only a backup, if lawmakers don't come up with an immigration reform proposal. >> we will be prepared with our own plan, if these ongoing talks between republicans and democrats up on capitol hill break down. >> reporter: in the senate, four republicans and four democrats are working on hammering out their own deal. they are hopeful they'll have a bill ready by march. >> reporter: president obama has made immigration reform one of the top priorities of his second term. >> the time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform. [ applause ] now is the time to do it. >> reporter: the administrati
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